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What is yahoowidgets.exe?

Part of Yahoo! Widgets by Yahoo!

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How does yahoowidgets.exe run?

Process - yahoowidgets.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. yahoowidgets.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does yahoowidgets.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file yahoowidgets.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable yahoowidgets.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.

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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the yahoowidgets.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of yahoowidgets.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is yahoowidgets.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00175% CPU17472.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.17 MB RAM37.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              30 GDI objects20.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\yahoo!\widgets\yahoowidgets.exe

Are there other versions of Yahoo! Widgets?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Yahoo! Widgets.

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Yahoo! Inc.

Yahoo was founded in 1994 by David Filo and Jerry Yang. It has since evolved into a major internet brand with search, content verticals, and other web services. More...
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File details

File name: yahoowidgets.exe
Publisher: Yahoo! Inc. (verified)
Name: Yahoo! Widgets
Description: Yahoo! Widgets
Version: 4.5
Size: 3.56 MB
Original file name: YahooWidgetEngine.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Yahoo! Inc.
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 11/8/2006
Expiration date: 4/9/2009

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0027244546%
Privileged CPU: 0.0009772402%
User CPU: 0.00174721448781%
Privileged CPU time: 24648158 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 283,071,335
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 130.49 MB
Peak committed memory: 186.26 MB
Paged memory: 8.17 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.26 MB
Paged system memory: 228.49 KB
Non-paged system memory: 21.05 KB
Working set memory: 9.18 MB
Peak working set memory: 37.04 MB
Min working set memory: 7.36 MB
Private memory: 8.17 MB
Page faults: 75,606
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 138
Total read transfer: 893.12 KB
Total write operations: 1
Total write transfer: 321 Bytes
Total other operations: 9,844
Total other transfer: 423.19 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 30
Peak GDI objects: 38
USER objects: 21
Peak USER objects: 24
Resources
Handle count average: 331
Thread count average: 8

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Child Process
Process Commands
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Widgets\YahooWidgets.exe /child "C:\users\user\documents\My Widgets\DarkMatter_Subspace_Dark.widget" /dock
"C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Widgets\YahooWidgets.exe"

User start menu folder details

Name: yahoowidgets.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 4b1c804cf07762d38d4ce2b1b6a45613
SHA-1: 80d2e1a1fa93ef6a27c2ab8716c781f9493fc904
SHA-256: a99e7a91035b86f69950a2f3bfeed16414dda5e83449d5e6a7db57efb348f30c

PE image details

File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
comdlg32.dll
crypt32.dll
gdi32.dll
gdiplus.dll
imm32.dll
iphlpapi.dll
js32.dll
jsd.dll
kernel32.dll
msimg32.dll
netapi32.dll
ole32.dll
psapi.dll
shell32.dll
shlwapi.dll
snmpapi.dll
sqlite3.dll
urlmon.dll
user32.dll
wininet.dll
winmm.dll
winspool.drv
Export Table
_cairo_scaled_font_test_set_max_glyphs_cached_per_font
cairo_append_path
cairo_arc
cairo_arc_negative
cairo_clip
cairo_clip_preserve
cairo_close_path
cairo_copy_page
cairo_copy_path
cairo_copy_path_flat
cairo_create
cairo_curve_to
cairo_destroy
cairo_device_to_user
cairo_device_to_user_distance
cairo_fill
cairo_fill_extents
cairo_fill_preserve
cairo_font_extents
cairo_font_face_destroy
cairo_font_face_get_type
cairo_font_face_get_user_data
cairo_font_face_reference
cairo_font_face_set_user_data
cairo_font_face_status
cairo_font_options_copy
cairo_font_options_create
cairo_font_options_destroy
cairo_font_options_equal
cairo_font_options_get_antialias
cairo_font_options_get_hint_metrics
cairo_font_options_get_hint_style
cairo_font_options_get_subpixel_order
cairo_font_options_hash
cairo_font_options_merge
cairo_font_options_set_antialias
cairo_font_options_set_hint_metrics
cairo_font_options_set_hint_style
cairo_font_options_set_subpixel_order
cairo_font_options_status
cairo_get_antialias
cairo_get_current_point
cairo_get_fill_rule
cairo_get_font_face
cairo_get_font_matrix
cairo_get_font_options
cairo_get_group_target
cairo_get_line_cap
cairo_get_line_join
cairo_get_line_width
cairo_get_matrix
cairo_get_miter_limit
cairo_get_operator
cairo_get_source
cairo_get_target
cairo_get_tolerance
cairo_glyph_extents
cairo_glyph_path
cairo_identity_matrix
cairo_image_surface_create
cairo_image_surface_create_for_data
cairo_image_surface_get_data
cairo_image_surface_get_format
cairo_image_surface_get_height
cairo_image_surface_get_stride
cairo_image_surface_get_width
cairo_in_fill
cairo_in_stroke
cairo_line_to
cairo_mask
cairo_mask_surface
cairo_matrix_init
cairo_matrix_init_identity
cairo_matrix_init_rotate
cairo_matrix_init_scale
cairo_matrix_init_translate
cairo_matrix_invert
cairo_matrix_multiply
cairo_matrix_rotate
cairo_matrix_scale
cairo_matrix_transform_distance
cairo_matrix_transform_point
cairo_matrix_translate
cairo_move_to
cairo_new_path
cairo_new_sub_path
cairo_paint
cairo_paint_with_alpha
cairo_path_destroy
cairo_pattern_add_color_stop_rgb
cairo_pattern_add_color_stop_rgba
cairo_pattern_create_for_surface
cairo_pattern_create_linear
cairo_pattern_create_radial
cairo_pattern_create_rgb
cairo_pattern_create_rgba
cairo_pattern_destroy
cairo_pattern_get_extend
cairo_pattern_get_filter
cairo_pattern_get_matrix
cairo_pattern_get_type
cairo_pattern_reference
cairo_pattern_set_extend
cairo_pattern_set_filter
cairo_pattern_set_matrix
cairo_pattern_status
cairo_pop_group
cairo_pop_group_to_source
cairo_push_group
cairo_push_group_with_content
cairo_rectangle
cairo_reference
cairo_rel_curve_to
cairo_rel_line_to
cairo_rel_move_to
cairo_reset_clip
cairo_restore
cairo_rotate
cairo_save
cairo_scale
cairo_scaled_font_create
cairo_scaled_font_destroy
cairo_scaled_font_extents
cairo_scaled_font_get_ctm
cairo_scaled_font_get_font_face
cairo_scaled_font_get_font_matrix
cairo_scaled_font_get_font_options
cairo_scaled_font_get_type
cairo_scaled_font_glyph_extents
cairo_scaled_font_reference
cairo_scaled_font_status
cairo_scaled_font_text_extents
cairo_select_font_face
cairo_set_antialias
cairo_set_dash
cairo_set_fill_rule
cairo_set_font_face
cairo_set_font_matrix
cairo_set_font_options
cairo_set_font_size
cairo_set_line_cap
cairo_set_line_join
cairo_set_line_width
cairo_set_matrix
cairo_set_miter_limit
cairo_set_operator
cairo_set_scaled_font
cairo_set_source
cairo_set_source_rgb
cairo_set_source_rgba
cairo_set_source_surface
cairo_set_tolerance
cairo_show_glyphs
cairo_show_page
cairo_show_text
cairo_status
cairo_status_to_string
cairo_stroke
cairo_stroke_extents
cairo_stroke_preserve
cairo_surface_create_similar
cairo_surface_destroy
cairo_surface_finish
cairo_surface_flush
cairo_surface_get_content
cairo_surface_get_device_offset
cairo_surface_get_font_options
cairo_surface_get_type
cairo_surface_get_user_data
cairo_surface_mark_dirty
cairo_surface_mark_dirty_rectangle
cairo_surface_reference
cairo_surface_set_device_offset
cairo_surface_set_fallback_resolution
cairo_surface_set_user_data
cairo_surface_status
cairo_text_extents
cairo_text_path
cairo_transform
cairo_translate
cairo_user_to_device
cairo_user_to_device_distance
cairo_version
cairo_version_string
cairo_win32_font_face_create_for_hfont
cairo_win32_font_face_create_for_logfontw
cairo_win32_scaled_font_done_font
cairo_win32_scaled_font_get_metrics_factor
cairo_win32_scaled_font_select_font
cairo_win32_surface_create
cairo_win32_surface_create_with_dib
cairo_win32_surface_get_dc
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